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Links for Monday, February 14, 2011

  • NASA Science News: Robonaut 2 Set to Launch in February – “R2 will be the first humanoid robot to travel and work in space, so it’ll be training for some big responsibilities.
  • Cory Ondrejka: HTML5 Games 0.1: Speedy Sprites – “With wide adoption and industry support, HTML5 will transform desktop and mobile gaming, creating amazing user experiences that are only a link away. Already, over 125 million people visit Facebook using HTML5 capable browsers just from their mobile phone, and that number skyrockets when we add in desktop browsers.
  • Wayne Chang: From the Richest Man in the World – “I write to you this letter in order to share some of my life experiences, hoping it will contribute to your education, your way of thinking and living, your emotional well-being, your sense of responsibility to yourselves and to others, your maturity, and above all, to your happiness, which should be the result of your daily existence.
  • BoxCar 2D – “Genetic Algorithm Car Evolution Using Box2D Physics.
  • Box2D Physics Engine – “Box2D is an open source physics engine written primarily for games. As the name suggests, Box2D is a purely 2D engine. However, Box2D has grown beyond it’s humble box simulating roots, and can now handle convex polygons and other shapes coming soon.